About Stefan Joubert

Stefan Joubert is the manager of the London Singing Institute. He is passionate about helping adults find their voice. He truly believes that no one is too old or not talented enough to start singing. To get started with your singing lessons contact Stefan at enrol@londonsinginginstitute.co.uk

This is the Journey from Beginner Singer to Pro

2022-08-17T07:14:03+01:00

Have you ever wondered how beginner singers turn into professionals? Most musicians start off somewhere and world-class singers undergo lots of training, trial, and error to get to where they are. So, if you’ve always dreamt of being in the limelight or if your goal has always been to support yourself through singing, here’s what you can expect when you embark on adult singing lessons. Stage 1: Beginner Singer Stage This is where everything is new to you. You are just finding your voice and getting to know it. You may have been inspired by a particular vocalist and want to [...]

This is the Journey from Beginner Singer to Pro2022-08-17T07:14:03+01:00

Why Adult Singing Lessons are the Best Way to Learn Music

2022-08-17T07:13:19+01:00

Music has an incredible effect on our mental and physical health. Adult singing lessons can improve your wellbeing, reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, while helping you find your community of other musicians. There is no shortage of physical benefits too – improved oxygen supply thanks to the deep breathing techniques, improved stamina and more. For many, singing is the most accessible way to learn music. Here’s why… You Are The Instrument There’s no need to buy expensive equipment or make space for it in your home. You already have everything you need to start making music – your voice! Want [...]

Why Adult Singing Lessons are the Best Way to Learn Music2022-08-17T07:13:19+01:00

6 Singing Styles You Should Try!

2022-07-05T10:09:50+01:00

Have you always dreamt about singing? Maybe there’s a vocalist that you have been particularly inspired by? As you start your musical journey through adult singing lessons, there are many singing styles available for you to explore. If you’re not sure which one is right for you, let’s look at the most popular singing styles we teach at London Singing Institute and find out more about them. Classical Have you been inspired by famous opera singers and want to try classical singing? It’s regarded as one of the most complicated genres to sing and, classical music in general, is often seen [...]

6 Singing Styles You Should Try!2022-07-05T10:09:50+01:00

5 Excuses That Stop You from Taking Adult Singing Lessons

2022-07-05T10:06:05+01:00

Have you ever had that feeling that you want to pursue something but you’re holding yourself back? Maybe you’re afraid of failure, maybe you don’t think you have enough time – whatever the reason, the concept of learning something new can be intimidating. It’s the fear of the unknown or feeling like we’re not ready to make space for a new activity in our lives that can hold us back from an incredible experience. If you’ve always wanted to take adult singing lessons, let us clear those doubts for you! Here are 5 excuses that stop you from taking adult singing [...]

5 Excuses That Stop You from Taking Adult Singing Lessons2022-07-05T10:06:05+01:00

Tap Into the Power of Your Mixed Voice Range

2022-06-30T15:07:58+01:00

In a recent blog, we talked all about the different ranges your voice has. This goes beyond tenor, soprano, alto, bass and splits your voice into four sub-sections – mixed voice, chest voice, head voice and falsetto. What exactly is mixed voice and how can you develop that powerful sound that is used by professional singers? Let’s start with the basics… What Is Mixed Voice? The difference between chest and head voice is not that you are singing from your chest or head but rather where the vibrations are felt. You’ll feel them in your chest as you are using the [...]

Tap Into the Power of Your Mixed Voice Range2022-06-30T15:07:58+01:00

History of AutoTune: Does Using it Make You a Bad Singer?

2022-06-30T15:07:29+01:00

AutoTune has caused quite the controversy in just over 30 years in the music industry. Some love it, some hate it and see it as a ‘cheat code’ for bad singers. Whether you’re a fan or not, you can’t deny the huge impact it has had on today’s music. The distinctive, robotic sound has coloured many records, spanning a range of genres from pop to rap. So, where did it come from and does using it actually make you a bad singer? History of AutoTune Interestingly, AutoTune was not designed for music. It was born out of the oil industry – [...]

History of AutoTune: Does Using it Make You a Bad Singer?2022-06-30T15:07:29+01:00

Safety Tips for Singers During Live Performance

2022-06-30T15:06:48+01:00

Live performance and, especially touring, have always been gruelling and energy consuming endeavours for singers and performers, albeit exhilarating and exciting. While restrictions are easing up across the world, the added anxieties around recent pandemic have not made this easier. Whether you are playing a few local shows or going on a national or international tour this year, we have some great tips to keep yourself safe and healthy during live performance and beyond. Always Follow The Local Restrictions This goes without saying, but always research the area or country you are travelling to and check the restrictions they have in [...]

Safety Tips for Singers During Live Performance2022-06-30T15:06:48+01:00

The Importance of Mindset in Adult Singing Lessons

2022-06-28T09:20:00+01:00

The way we approach everything we do plays a huge role in our success or failure. Having a resilient, positive mindset when learning anything new, be it singing, dancing, music production or any other skill is crucial. No, having a positive mindset alone won’t prevent you from experiencing difficulties and challenges along the way. But it will make a huge difference in how you deal with failure, uncertainty, and difficulty, which are all important for your learning journey. So, without further ado, here are a few mindset tips and tricks for those who are starting their adult singing lessons. Comparison Is [...]

The Importance of Mindset in Adult Singing Lessons2022-06-28T09:20:00+01:00

10 Tips for Maintaining Your Vocal Health

2022-06-29T18:19:54+01:00

For singers, our voice is our instrument, and we must take proper care of it! You wouldn’t go canoeing on your double bass or use a piano as a planter – your vocal health needs to be suitably looked after too, so you can always sing at your best. Here are 10 simple tips for maintaining your vocal health. Warm Up! Professional athletes always warm up their bodies to prevent injury or strain. Your warmup, as a vocalist, is an important part of your singing routine and must be included whether you are practicing or performing. This is a great way [...]

10 Tips for Maintaining Your Vocal Health2022-06-29T18:19:54+01:00

Improve Your Head Voice in Singing

2022-06-27T09:44:24+01:00

So, what exactly is head voice in singing and how can you tap into the beautiful, powerful elements of this register? In our recent blog, we broke down the differences between chest, mixed, falsetto and head voice in singing. Here, we will dive deeper into a few tricks that will help your head voice become the best it’s ever been. Why Does Head Voice in Singing Feel Intimidating? Chest voice is where we feel the most comfortable, as this is the register we use for our speech. Head voice on the other hand, allows us to access the upper mid and [...]

Improve Your Head Voice in Singing2022-06-27T09:44:24+01:00

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